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  • UN says it was involved in introducing cholera to Haiti

    UNITED NATIONS – The United Nations is saying for the first time that it was involved in the introduction of cholera to Haiti and needs to do "much mo ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:56 am
  • Self-driving cars go public; Uber offers rides in Pittsburgh

    SAN FRANCISCO – The option to hail a ride in a self-driving car, which was science fiction just a few years ago, will soon be available to Uber users ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:54 am
  • Old steel mill will soon be world's largest vertical farm

    NEWARK, N.J. – Stacks of leafy greens are sprouting inside an old brewery in New Jersey."What we do ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • In a first, Trump says he regrets painful comments

    WASHINGTON – For the first time since declaring his presidential run, Republican Donald Trump offered an extended apology to those who may have been h ...
    Aug. 19, 2016 - 12:52 am
  • President Obama unlikely to halt vacation to visit flooded Louisiana

    EDGARTOWN, Mass. – President Barack Obama is unlikely to break from a New England vacation to survey flood damage in Louisiana, despite calls for him ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 4:41 pm
  • Clinton foundation to alter donations policy if elected

    NEW YORK – The Clinton Foundation will no longer accept foreign and corporate donations if Hillary Clinton is elected president.
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 4:40 pm
  • Gawker.com dies next week, killed by an unhappy subject

    NEW YORK – Gawker.com, the brash New York website that broke new ground with its gossipy, no-holds-barred coverage of media, culture and politics, is ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 2:39 pm
  • Obama administration to end use of private prisons

    WASHINGTON – The Justice Department says it's phasing out its relationships with private prisons after a recent audit found the private facilities hav ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:31 pm
  • Harley-Davidson to pay $15 million over clean air violations

    WASHINGTON – Harley-Davidson Inc. agreed Thursday to pay $15 million to settle a U.S. government complaint over racing tuners that caused its motorcyc ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:45 am
  • Brazil police official: Ryan Lochte made up story about robbery

    RIO DE JANEIRO – A Brazilian police official is telling The Associated Press that American swimmer Ryan Lochte fabricated a story about being robbed a ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 11:14 am
  • Donald Trump rattles Republican consensus in Utah

    SALT LAKE CITY – When it became apparent that Donald Trump would win the Republican presidential nomination, Andy Rasmussen's path seemed clear: he re ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:26 am
  • Alaskan village eroding because of climate change votes to move to mainland

    ANCHORAGE, Alaska – Residents of a tiny island village in Alaska that has been ravaged by erosion blamed on climate change have voted to move to the m ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 8:14 am
  • Donald Trump shakes up staff, intent on finishing race on own terms

    NEW YORK – Frustrated with his troubled candidacy, Donald Trump is hinging his presidential hopes on a risky bet: that the fiery populism and freewhee ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 12:10 am
  • Maryland woman leads effort to donate 20,000 bras to homeless women

    SILVER SPRING, Md. – A Maryland woman has collected and delivered more than 20,000 new and gently used bras and 50,000 feminine hygiene products to sh ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:44 pm
  • How the Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton tax plans would affect Americans

    WASHINGTON – For America's wealthiest families, the presidential campaign presents a stark choice: A big tax increase if Hillary Clinton wins the elec ...
    Aug. 17, 2016 - 12:10 pm
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